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Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) voted to pass H.R. 7617, a legislative package with critical appropriations totaling $1.3 trillion in discretionary funding.

Jul 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) voted to pass two critically needed bills, H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act, and H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act.

Jul 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) offered a resolution on the House floor to enable Congressman John Lewis to receive the high honor of lying in state on the Lincoln Catafalque—a platform constructed in 1865 to support the casket of Abraham Lincoln while the president's body lay in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda.

Jul 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $628,300 in Humanities Relief Grant funding provided to the North Carolina Humanities Council by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Jul 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $400,000 in funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments in Wilson, North Carolina. These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to help local economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of North Carolina’s own Dr. Beverly Washington Jones:

Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after the passing of Congressman John Robert Lewis. Congressman Lewis passed away late last night at his home in Georgia:

Jul 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) announced the awarding of $671,000 in funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Mid-East Commission. These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to provide loans to small businesses and entrepreneurs negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On July 13, 2020, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Majority Whip James E.

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement congratulating former state lawmaker, Representative Jean Farmer-Butterfield, on her confirmation to the North Carolina Employment Security Board of Review:

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In The News

Jan 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.

Jan 8, 2019 In The News

Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

Friday, January 4, 2019

The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.

North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.

Jan 3, 2019 In The News

Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.

Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.

Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 17, 2018 In The News

EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.

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